Virtual Recreation Centers

Virtual Recreation Center

Virtual Recreation Resources

This site is created to help us through these challenging times. We hope to provide resources that will keep you happy, healthy and engaged. The city has created a page full of information on food distribution locations to keep all of you healthy.
We are committed to ensuring that our community has 24/7 access to our recreation services at this time of social distancing.

Week of June 22-28

Girls Inc Virtual Summer Camp

Girls Inc will hold its Strong, Smart and Bold Summer Camp virtually July 6-16. The camp is a two-week day camp for girls ages 8 to 11. Girls participate in research-based programs: Girls Take Another Look increase their awareness of the scope and power of the media and the effects of media messages on girls and women, Girls Encourage is designed to sustain girl’s interest in sports through adolescence by introducing them to nontraditional activities and adventures, Operation SMART develops girl’s enthusiasm for and skills in science, through hands-on activities, girls explore, ask questions, persist, and solve problems.  Girls Inc Virtual Summer Camp 2020 Opens in new window

For information, to apply, or reserve your spot, please visit or, call (831) 772-0882 before June 26.

Whalefest Essay Contest

Attention Students! Check out this essay contest and enter to win a cash prize! 

The organizers of Whalefest Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf Association invite students entering grades 6-12 in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties, to participate in the Whalefest Monterey Ocean-Themed 2020 Student Summer Essay Contest.

Please Click Here for more details. 

Whalefest Essay Contest

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MondayNational Chocolate Eclair Day
Tuesday: The Health Benefits of Watermelon
WednesdayEating on a Dime
Thursday: How Much Water Do I Really Need to Drink?
Friday: Cucumber Lemonade
SaturdayWhat the Fork is for Dinner Facebook Group
Sunday: Chop Chop Cooking Club

The city has created a page full of information on food distribution locations to keep all of you healthy.

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Arts & Crafts

June:  National Accordion Month
Monday: Todler Tuesday Bay Area Discover Museum
Tuesday: San Francisco Coloring Pages
Wednesday: Name Aliens for National U.F.O. Day
Thursday: 30 Super Fun June Crafts for Kids
Friday: Children’s Discovery Museum; Create a Musical Score
Saturday: DIY Abstract Art with Bomono
Sunday:  The Color Game

More Resources

The Arts Council for Monterey County (Arts4MC) has a long list of special activities. Check it out. Also, please see our Education and Arts resources page.

Health & Fitness

You’ll find resources for children, teens, adults and kids of all ages on our health and fitness page.

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Monday: Well Connected Seniors
TuesdayOperate Game
Wednesday Go 4 Life Warm Up and Work Out
Thursday:  National Catfish Day: 15 Recipes that will Make You a Believer
Friday:  Keep it Alive (Google Android App)
Saturday10 Daily Stretches
Sunday: Family Tree Printables

More Resources

For information on COVID-19 special resources for seniors, please check out the Marina Senior Association website.

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Great Plates Delivered

If you’re a resident of Monterey County and interested in the Great Plates Program, use this link to get information.

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The City of Marina Recreation Department has teamed up with the National Academy of Athletics to offer 5-day virtual sports camps in football, soccer, basketball, baseball, marshal arts, and volleyball. See Details.

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Please get the latest on Covid-19 from the City’s Covid-19 Update Page.